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07 December 2018
There are extreme inequalities between ethnic groups in the proportions of children being looked after in care in England, according to new Nuffield-funded research.  ‘White British’ children are ten times more likely to be in care...
05 December 2018
Building a high-quality maths teaching workforce in Further Education (FE) requires a better understanding of career pathways, differentiated high-quality initial training and more subject-specific professional development, new research shows. The...
03 December 2018
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed the first board members to lead the strategic development of the Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) work for...
29 November 2018
Having no sense of belonging or perceiving your local community to be unfriendly could be as bad for your health as living in a ‘deprived’ neighbourhood, according to new UCL-led research. Researchers from UCL, the University of...
27 November 2018
The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory, CoramBAAF and the Family Justice Council are to work together to address pressing questions about Special Guardianship. The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory has commissioned Coram BAAF to undertake a rapid...
22 November 2018
The quality of reading materials and approach to teaching are linked to foreign language attainment in young people, according to new Nuffield-funded research from Oxford's Department of Education.  The study suggests that the current...
20 November 2018
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics, an independent body funded by the Nuffield Foundation, Wellcome and the MRC, has today published a new briefing note highlighting the ethical issues that can arise when patients and doctors wish to use...
14 November 2018
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed Sir James Munby as Chair of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory. The Nuffield Foundation is establishing the Observatory to support the best possible decisions for children by improving the use of data and...
14 November 2018
A new study announced today by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) will find out if an early language teaching programme which is delivered at home for 20 minutes each day can improve young people's language and literary skills.  The...
01 November 2018
Children from poorer backgrounds now have more spent on their education than do those from better-off families, according to new Nuffield-funded research from the IFS published today.   Children from richer families used to benefit much...
01 November 2018
The significance attached to sibling relationships in care and adoption proceedings can be routinely outweighed by other factors, according to a new report funded by the Nuffield Foundation. This puts siblings at risk of losing touch, despite strong...
30 October 2018
The Government should place a greater emphases on improving teacher retention to ease teacher supply preasures, according to new Nuffield-funded research from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).  This comes after Education...
25 October 2018
At any one time, there are more than four million children living in separated families in the UK. Last year, we reported that a lack of data on these separated families is hindering effective policymaking. A new report published by the...
16 October 2018
The IFS Green Budget 2018, produced in association with Citi and ICAEW and funded by the Nuffield Foundation, is published today.  Delivering on promises to increase spending on the NHS, defence and aid, and just avoiding cuts to other public...
15 October 2018
Three in four workers experience fluctuating pay packets, with low paid workers most exposed to big downward changes in their monthly take-home pay, according to new Nuffield-funded research published by the Resolution Foundation. Irregular payments...
10 October 2018
Between 2007/8 and 2016/17, 16,849 babies under one week old were subjects of local authority care proceedings in England, according to a new study from the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research at Lancaster University and the Nuffield Family...
08 October 2018
If the slow pace of Britain’s post-crisis pay growth were to continue indefinitely it will take until 2099 for real wages today to double in value – compared to the pre-crisis average when wages doubled every 29 years – according...
08 October 2018
As long as they had a 10% deposit, in 1996 over 90% of 25- to 34-year-olds would have been able to purchase a house in their area if they borrowed 4½ times their salary (the maximum that most lenders will now allow). By 2016, that proportion...
05 October 2018
The Institute for Fiscal Studies has today published a chapter form the IFS Green Budget that investigates the exposure of different workers to potential trade barriers between the UK and the EU. The Green Budget is funded by the Nuffield...
26 September 2018
The Nuffield Foundation is looking to appoint a diverse Board of experienced people who can actively contribute at a strategic level to the establishment of the Ada Lovelace Institute.  The Ada Lovelace Institute is a new research and...